Review: could Lovastatin cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?
Summary: Memory impairment is found among people who take Lovastatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 11,626 people who have side effects while taking Lovastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Lovastatin has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 12,124 Lovastatin users)
Memory impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,469 Memory impairment patients)
On Apr, 19, 2015: 11,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovastatin. Among them, 235 people (2.02%) have Memory Impairment.
Time on Lovastatin when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||3.33%||6.67%||23.33%||16.67%||36.67%||13.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Lovastatin * :
|Memory impairment||68.35%||31.65% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Lovastatin * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||12.23%||25.53%||62.23% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Lovastatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||10.00%||50.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (41 people, 17.45%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 10.64%)
- Depression (22 people, 9.36%)
- Pain (21 people, 8.94%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (20 people, 8.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (63 people, 26.81%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (39 people, 16.60%)
- Lisinopril (34 people, 14.47%)
- Atenolol (32 people, 13.62%)
- Vitamin d (28 people, 11.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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